abaya

[ uh-bey-yuh ]
/ əˈbeɪ yə /
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noun


Nearby words

  1. abatis,
  2. abator,
  3. abattage,
  4. abattoir,
  5. abaxial,
  6. abb,
  7. abba,
  8. abba-dabba,
  9. abbacy,
  10. abbado

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British Dictionary definitions for abaya

abaya

/ (əˈbaɪə) /

noun

a long black long-sleeved robe worn by Muslim women in Arabic-speaking countries, often with a headscarf or veil

Word Origin for abaya

Arabic

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